Financial Development, Growth, and the Distribution of Income

@article{Greenwood1990FinancialDG,
  title={Financial Development, Growth, and the Distribution of Income},
  author={Jeremy Greenwood and Boyan Jovanovic},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={1990},
  volume={98},
  pages={1076 - 1107}
}
A paradigm is presented in which both the extent of financial intermediation and the rate of economic growth are endogenously determined. Financial intermediation promotes growth because it allows a higher rate of return to be earned on capital, and growth in turn provides the means to implement costly financial structures. Thus financial intermediation and economic growth are inextricably linked in accord with the Goldsmith-McKinnon-Shaw view on economic development. The model also generates a… Expand
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